Footwear Impression Evidence: Detection, Recovery and Examination, SECOND EDITION
Reviewed and recognized as the most authoritative source in the field, this book describes the methods used worldwide to recover and identify footwear impressions from the scene of a crime.
In this new edition, everything, including the original twelve chapters, bibliography, appendix, etc., has been clarified, updated and expanded. This edition includes updated and new information on recovery procedures and materials such as lifting, photography and casting; chemical enhancement; updated information about footwear manufacturing; footwear sizing; and known impression techniques and materials.
WHAT’S NEW IN THE SECOND EDITION:
Besides updating and expanding the twelve original chapters, Footwear Impression Evidence: Detection, Recovery and Examination, Second Edition adds three new chapters: one chapter on barefoot evidence, which concerns impressions made by the naked or sock-clad foot or those which remain in abandoned or discarded footwear; another new chapter on several cases in which the footwear impression evidence was of primary importance in bringing about a conviction or confession; and finally, a new chapter on the footwear impression evidence in the O.J. Simpson criminal and civil cases.
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Awareness Detection and Treatment of Footwear
Formation of Footwear Impressions
Finding Footwear Impressions at the Scene of the Crime
General Treatment of Impressions
Casting ThreeDimensional Footwear Impressions
Treatment of TwoDimensional Footwear Impressions
The Enhancement Of Footwear Impressions
Class and Identifying Characteristics
Comparison of the Questioned Impression with
Examination of the Questioned Impression
The Footwear Impression Examiner in Court
Impressions of the Foot
Some Case Applications
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